Oregon State Legislative Salaries, Measure 3 (1938)

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The Oregon State Legislative Salaries Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 8, 1938 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided not more than $8 per day for legislators while in session and some traveling expenses.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1938)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No169,13153.10%
Yes 149,356 46.90%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

LEGISLATORS’ COMPENSATION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: Providing that members of the legislature shall receive not to exceed $8 a day while in session and for not more than 50 days for any regular session; no extra session to be longer than 20 days; members also to receive 10 cents per mile traveled to and from meeting place; presiding officers to receive one-half daily pay additional; such compensation to replace that now received as follow: $3 a day but not over $120 for any session, no extra session being over 20 days, and $3 for every 20 miles traveled; presiding officers receiving two-thirds daily pay additional.
Vote YES or NO


304. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

305. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.

[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.